Gigabit Ethernet switches and network adaptors.
SGaudet at turbotekcomputer.com
Mon Nov 19 07:00:46 PST 2001
> I am in the process of specifying components
> for a small (8 node, Althon based) cluster. In
> searching the net I came across a reasonably
> priced 8 port copper Gigabit switch and
> network adapters.
> I have a friend who says that the things that he
> makes are inexpensive, not cheap. Does anyone
> know whether the following are inexpensive,
> or just cheap? Any experience with them?
> TrendNet TEG S80TX 8 port unmanaged switch - $799
> Review: http://www.8wire.com/articles/?aid=2300
> TrendNet PCITX 32 bit PCI network adapter - $69
> or the
> Accton EN1408T 32 Bit PCI network adapter - $99
> Review: http://www.8wire.com/articles/index.asp?AID=2212
Here's some of the network GIG E hardware we'd like to recommend:
Cameo SOHO-GA2000T SOHO-GA2500T
For switches you might want to also look into top lines like HP, 3Com and
Cisco...because they offer government, educational, and medical
discounts(GEM). There discounts are very agressive. Cisco will also take
trade-ins on old equipment.
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